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Dec. of Independence


Section 2: Second Continental Congress Was written in 1775, a year after the First Continental Congress
Section 2: Continental Army This army was formed by the Continental Congress, in 1775, after the outburst in the American Revolution
Section 2: George Washington First President, was a general and commander in the American Revolution
Section 2: The Battle at Bunker Hill The British defeated the Americans, at this place, during the Revolutionary War. It was in Massachusetts
Section 2: Impose A force to be accepted or put in place
Section 3: Independence A fact or state of being independent (alone-ness), Being separated from others, isolated
Section 3: Policies A system of principles to decide and achieve rational systems
Section 3: Olive Branch Petition Written by John Dickinson, was adopted by the Second Continental Congress. It was an attempt to assert the rights of the Americans while still being loyal to the British
Section 3: Thomas Paine He published The American Crisis, to inspire the Americans to fight for their independence. During the Revolutionary War
Section 3: Common Snese Is written again by Thomas Paine, to also spread word of independence, it being his first pamplet
Section 4: Declaration of Independence Written by the Founding Fathers, to try and claim independence from Britain, sign by all teh bois
Section 4: Thomas Jefferson He was the true writer of the Declaration of Independence, and one of the Founding Fathers.
Section 4: Natural Rights Right the aren't dependent on laws or customs of any government or culture
Section 4: Fundamental Rights Legal rights do to the government, is completely legal. the rights should not be assumed wrong.
Section 5: Independence Day The date of when the Declaration of Independence was signed by the Founding Fathers. It commonly celebrated with big, sparkly, explosions in the sky
Created by: Lunar Enchilada



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